Urban Enterprise Zones (UEZ) of New Jersey  
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Urban Enterprise Zones (UEZ) of New Jersey
 
Keywords:
  Theme:   economy, Urban Enterprize Zone, UEZ 
  Place:   New Jersey, Asbury Park, Bayonne, Bridgeton, Camden, Carteret, East Orange, Elizabeth, Gloucester City, Guttenburg, Hillside, Irvington, Jersey City, Kearny, Lakewood, Long Branch, Millville, Mount Holly, New Brunswick, Newark, North Bergen, North Wildwood, Orange, Passaic, Paterson, Pemberton, Perth Amboy, Phillipsburg, Plainfield, Pleasantville, Roselle, Trenton, Union City, West New York, West Wildwood, Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, Vineland 
 
Description:
  Abstract:  This polygon dataset represents the Urban Enterprise Zones (UEZ) that are found within 37 municipalities in the State of New Jersey. UEZ's provide significant incentives and benefits to businesses that locate within these zones.New Jersey's Urban Enterprise (UEZ) Program, enacted in 1983, is in the Department of Community Affairs. The UEZ Program exists to foster an economic climate that revitalizes designated urban communities and stimulates their growth by encouraging businesses to develop and create private sector jobs through public and private investment. Additional program information can be found at http://www.nj.gov/dca/affiliates/uez
  Purpose:  UEZ boundary data were generated to provide digital spatial representation of New Jersey's Urban Enterprise Zones (UEZ) for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS). These data are intended to help businesses and agencies determine whether a particular location is within a UEZ.
  Supplemental Information:  Benefits to Businesses that locate in a UEZ:-Reduced Sales Tax - currently 3.5%-Tax Free Purchases on certain items such as capital equipment, facility expansions, and upgrades-Financial Assistance from agencies such as NJEDA-Subsidized unemployment insurance costs for employees who earn less than $4,500 per quarter-Energy Sales Tax Exemption for qualified manufacturing firms with at least 250 employees, 50% of whom are working in manufacturing-Tax Credit Options (owners may elect one of the following)Up to $1,500 for new permanent full-time employees hired Up to 8% Corporate Business Tax credit on qualified investments.The UEZ data are works in progress. UEZ boundaries are periodically checked for updates and accuracy. A listing of UEZ offices can be found at http://www.nj.gov/dca/affiliates/uez/coordinators/
 
Publisher Information
  Publisher:   NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS) 
  Publication Place:   Trenton, NJ 
  Publication Date:   201303 
  Direct NJGIN
metadata link:  
https://njgin.state.nj.us/NJ_NJGINExplorer/ShowMetadata.jsp?docId=57A187EC-0574-11D8-A2B4-0003BA02A824 
 
Spatial Domain:
  West Coordinate:   -75.268539 
  East Coordinate:   -73.970592 
  North Coordinate:   40.941854 
  South Coordinate:   38.956345 
  Coverage Area:   New Jersey 
 
Spatial Data Information:
  Data Type:   Vector 
  Data Format:   AVSHP, File Geodatabase 
  Data Projection:   Transverse Mercator 
 
Time period for which the data is relevant:
  Beginning Date:   1986 
  Ending Date:   2004 
 
Status of the Data:
  Progress:   Complete 
  Data Update Frequency:   Irregular 
 
Data Storage and Access Information:
  Access Constraints:  None
  Use Constraints:  See Purpose and Data Quality sections for conditions that limit appropriate uses. Acknowledgement of the data set providers: NJ Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA); and NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS), would be appreciated for maps, data or other products derived from this data set.
  Online Linkage:  https://njgin.state.nj.us/oit/gis/download/UEZ_shp.zip

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